Obstetrics Nurse Resume

Obstetrics Nurses normally work in hospitals and are responsible for providing assistance and support to obstetricians and gynecologists in treating and nursing pregnant women and new mothers. They are mainly charged with helping women during pregnancy, preparing them for birth and taking care of them and their newborn infants. The position is very demanding, involves a lot of effort and time as well as constant care and attention. But it can also be a very exciting and rewarding job for those who love children and like to take care of pregnant women.

Obstetrics Nurses can work in public and private hospitals, small clinics or other specialized medical institutions. Their duties usually include handling pre delivery operations, assisting mother and doctors during labor and delivery, taking care of babies after birth, providing nursing care to mothers and ensuring a safe and healthy environment for them.

The position of an Obstetrics Nurse requires a lot of attention and responsibility. Hence, it is very important to be highly qualified for this type of job. When preparing a resume for such a position it is advisable to highlight the most important facts that recommend you as the best candidate. Mention all former duties and responsibilities in this area and summarize all your skills and competences. Do not forget to list all studies or additional trainings and courses.

Obstetrics Nurse Resume Sample

Contact information

Name: Pamela Watson
Address: 2442 Ralph Drive
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: 440-202-9306
E-mail: pamela.watson@example.com
Birth date: 26.10.1968
Marital Status: Married
Children: One
Driver's License: B category, 1990


I am looking for a position as an Obstetrics Nurse where I can use my nursing competencies, experience and knowledge in order to provide high quality prenatal and postnatal care to women.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Very good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to empathize
  • Patient and love for children and people oriented
  • Availability to work in shifts
  • Able to perform well without close supervision
  • Competent and reliable
  • Compassion
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Extremely careful
  • Positive attitude
  • Open minded
  • Obstetrics terminology and procedures
  • Familiar with medical equipment

Work Experience

Obstetrics Nurse, St. John's Hospital, 2005-present
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing nursing care and attention to pregnant women and new mothers
  • Preparing women for delivery
  • Monitoring their vital signs and evolution
  • Assisting doctors during delivery
  • Preparing the operating room and sterilizing surgical instruments in case of caesarian
  • Taking care of newborn infants
  • Monitoring babies' health condition, taking temperature, administering intravenous food and medications
  • Maintaining a secure and healthy environment for children and mothers

Obstetrics Nurse, Washington Emergency Hospital, 1998-2005
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring a comfortable and safe environment for mothers and children
  • Gathering information about medical history
  • Keeping file records
  • Teaching women how to avoid medical conditions that could affect the child
  • Providing prenatal guidance and care to all pregnant women

Education and Training

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Pace Nursing School, 1998 Registered Nurse Certificate, 1995 High School Diploma, 1994

Achievements and Affiliations

Member of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses

Areas of Interest



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